Friday, November 6, 2020
Political Science Section of the German Association for American Studies
Panel III: The New Normal? International Relations under Trump
Panel Chair: Florian Böller (TU Kaiserslautern)
Cornelia-Adriana Baciu (Research Network European Security and Strategy): Paradoxes of American Exceptionalism and Restraint. A Neo-Classical Realism Perspective
Ana-Constantina Frost (Freie Universität Berlin): Whose Foreign Policy Is It Anyway? Studying Diaspora Politics in a Time of International Upheaval
Jakob Wiedekind (Leibniz Universität Hannover): The New De Facto Veto? Tracing the Impact of SAPs as a New Measure of Presidential Power in Foreign Policy
Panel IV: Persisting Problems: Inequalities and Social Rights
Panel Chair: Aysuda Kölemen (Bard College Berlin)
Guido Rohmann (Freie Universität Berlin): ‘Left behind' - A term we should leave behind?
Betsy Leimbigler (Freie Universität Berlin): Interactions between illiberalism and institutions: Economic and social rights in the U.S.
Laura Kettel (Freie Universität Berlin): Contested Governance: The Federal Response to Homelessness in the United States
Panel V: Race and Public Policy
Panel Chair: Christian Lammert (Freie Universität Berlin)
Rachel Wetts (Brown University): Activating and Harnessing White Racial Prejudice in the 2020 US Election.
Aysuda Kölemen (Bard College Berlin): Race as a Category in Evaluations of Deservingness and Undeservingness of Government Assistance.
Candis Smith (Penn State University): Who Stands a Chance? Disparate Worldviews on the Social Constructions of Vulnerable Populations.
Keynote: What Is to Be Done?
Speaker: Ruth Wilson Gilmore (CUNY Graduate Center)
Introduction: Boris Vormann (Bard College Berlin)